Before the Super Bowl, Jackson Academy lower school students (from left) Conner Hillman, Rosemary Adams, Katherine Gault, and Caden Nash were ready for the game, wearing jerseys for their favorite teams to school.
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St. Andrew’s Episcopal School Lower School students recently celebrated Mardi Gras. Early Childhood students formed the Krewe of Little Saints and paraded for the first - fourth-graders, tossing beads to the cheering throngs along the way. Shown are (from left) Adaora Holder, Aniyah Tapper, Joshua Burns, and Alice McElroy.
Kindergartners at First Presbyterian Day School wore red to school while studying the letter R. Shown are (from left, back) Connor McNeel, Allison Grubbs, James Ritchie, Henry McPhillips, Cedar Browne, Jack Polk, Welby Price, Robert Riles, Debbie Parker; (front) Annie Lum, Josie Blu Thornton, Mckenzie Rickels, Stellablue Griffing, Mary Claire
Four years after a special one-percent tax was put in place, the city of Jackson could soon have a long-range master plan to map out how the tax will be spent.
Public Works Director Bob Miller said the city is expected to begin working on the plan this month.
Young northsider shares experience of attending Billy Graham’s funeral
North Lake will likely be the first neighborhood approved for a public access gate under the city of Jackson’s new gating ordinance.
The North Lake Homeowners Association is planning to install a gate on Kristen Drive.
The chances that North State Street will be taken over by the state are slim to none, according to Central District Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall.
“We’re not taking over city streets. We’ll do anything we can to help, but we will not take it over,” he said.
Growing Up Knowing is a relatively new organization, founded in 2011, that has been reaching out to young students and their parents to spread correct information and communication skills about sexual health and responsibility. Executive Director Dana Larkin began working with the organization in 2014.